UC Davis Live Episodes

 

Supply Chains and Food Supplies

The global system of supply and demand is going through some pains with container ships backed up at ports, unexpected shortages in stores - and rising prices. What is going on with the supply chain, for food and other products? What does it mean for the economy and the upcoming holiday season?

Rescuing Oiled Wildlife

Just over a month ago a ruptured pipeline started pouring oil into the ocean off Huntington Beach in Southern California. Among the agencies responding to the spill was the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, a program of the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

Fighting California Wildfires

California’s fire season is starting earlier - with bigger and more intense fires. Join us on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. PDT as we take your live questions and speak with Nathan Trauernicht, Fire Chief for UC Davis.

Testing Wastewater for COVID-19

In addition to testing individuals, testing wastewater for #COVID19 is another way to track the pandemic. How does wastewater testing work?

Reentry Anxiety After Covid-19

As the pandemic restrictions are lifted across the country, people face returning to workplaces and pre-pandemic activities with a mixture of anxiety and elation.

Where Are We Now in the Pandemic?

Millions of Americans have been vaccinated. Case rates have been falling nationally and in California. Governor Newsom has said California will lift all pandemic restrictions on June 15. So, where are we now? Is the pandemic nearly over, or is it too soon to declare victory?

Where Are We Now in the Pandemic?

Millions of Americans have been vaccinated. Case rates have been falling nationally and in California. Governor Newsom has said California will lift all pandemic restrictions on June 15.

Back to School Safely

Millions of schoolchildren have been out of classrooms for more than a year, but now most communities are working to get at least some children physically back in school before the summer.

Healthy Davis Together

Colleges and universities across the country have worked to suppress SARS-CoV-2 and safely bring students back to campus.

Violence During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in many ways. Alongside disruption of education and employment, surveys have shown surges in gun sales and increased reports of domestic violence.

Coronavirus Variants

We’ve heard a lot lately about new variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, that may be more infectious and spread more easily. What are these variants? Where do they come from?

Combating COVID-19 Misinformation

Even as vaccines for COVID-19 become more widely available, surveys show that some people may refuse them, often based on misinformation spread over social media. How can public health authorities

COVID-19 Vaccines

Last month saw the first shots of COVID-19 vaccines being given to health care workers at UC Davis and elsewhere. What’s in these vaccines?

Holidays During a Pandemic

In a normal year, the holidays are a time to gather with family and friends. But 2020 isn’t a normal year, and elderly people are especially at risk from COVID-19.

Pandemic Spillover from Habitat Destruction

As more people move into wild habitats around the world, for farming, logging, mining or just somewhere to live, they can come in contact with viruses that circulate in wild animals, such as Ebola

The First Six Months of COVID-19

It’s a little over six months since the state of California issued a stay-at-home order and UC Davis treated the first case of community-acquired COVID-19.